(from left) Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) and local teacher William Smiljanić Pérez at a community meeting.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Turn Von Humboldt School Into Apartment Complex Geared Toward Teachers Draws Heated Reaction From Residents

"It should be housing for families who have been displaced from our neighborhoods," one resident said at a chaotic community meeting Monday evening.

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Shop Local 2020: An Auburn Gresham, Chatham And Englewood Gift Guide

Buy from these local shops and retailers to support South Side businesses during hard times.

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You Can Support The Irish Nobleman, Local Artists By Shopping West Town Bar’s Pop-Up

Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.

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With No Help Coming From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.